The unusual move on the romantic date out comes despite the woman already wearing the traditional government-enforced abaya veil.The extreme measures taken to hide the woman from view while on their dinner date has split opinion in Saudi Arabia.More than 100,000 people commented on the picture within days.
The bizarre behaviour sparked controversy across social media - although the restrictive move recieved a large backing among those in Saudi Arabia.
Reportedly taken in the Arab state, the image shows a large red and white headscarf draped over a frosted restaurant booth window preventing the woman from being seen.
Some tweeted that the husband was extremely jealous - although in fact several took this as a good sign.
Others in defended and complimented the man, saying he was "protecting" his wife or "respecting her modesty".
Some suggested the man should be praised for taking his wife out in public and not leaving her at home.
User Bint S "greatly appreciated the man’s level of jealousy" because it illustrated how much he loved his wife.